S2's 551-558 Specifications

DIESEL-ELECTRIC SWITCHING 8-WHEEL
ALCo S-2 1000 H. P. SWITCHER LOCOMOTIVE
Number’s 551-558 Road Class 551
Number of Loco’s 8 Symbol S-57
GENERAL DATA ELECTRICAL MISCELLANEOUS
A. A. R. Designation B-B Main Generator GE GT553-A Whistle A1 Westinghouse
Date Built 1943 Alternator None Single Chime
Gear Ratio 75:16 Traction Motors Type GE 731-C Toilet None
Weight Loaded 230,000 Number of Traction Motors 4 Speed Recorder None
Light Weight 220,100 Dynamic Brakes None
Maximum Curvature 50’ Headlights 250W-32V NOTES:
Maximum Speed 60 mph Auxiliary Generator GMG-139-AZ AFE 156-43
Minimum Cont. Speed Rotating Warning Light None Specification E-1540
SUPPLIES RUNNING GEAR
Fuel 635 gallons Draft Gear M-17-A
Lube Oil 80 gallons Journals 7”x14” Friction
Cooling Water 240 gallons Trucks Blunt
Sand 2700 pounds
DIESEL ENGINE BRAKES
Model 539 Schedule EL-14
Engine 6 cyl 4 cycle Air Compressor West. 3-CD
Turbocharger Yes Brake Shoes AAR-A28-A
Spark Arrestor None Safety Control Alertor
Air Filter Basic
Carbody None WESTERN PACIFIC RAILROAD CO.
Primary None Mechanical Department
Engine Impingement

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